Happy spring! As the grass turns green, tulips peek out and birds sing outside your window, springtime air blows in opportunities to renew your health and wellness goals. As part of a sponsored partnership with Dreamfields Pasta, let’s “Spring Into Wellness” this month by focusing on ways to live more healthfully. Watch for healthy eating and living tips and culinary creations by a bevy of fantastic RD bloggers every Tuesday and Thursday this month…

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Plus, there’s a GIVE-AWAY!  ENTER TO WIN a Dreamfields Pasta Family Pack (one box of each of the 7 cuts of pasta) + a food scale - all you have to do is “like” my Facebook page and Dreamfields Pasta Facebook page, and leave a comment telling me you did it.  Plus, for an increased chance to win - “like” or “follow” Dreamfields Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, and leave me another comment.  It’s that simple.

To kick off the month, I’m offering my Top 5 Fitness Tips – along with a delicious shrimp pasta dish that I love to make at home with my family.  Just as good, nutritious food fuels your fitness, let’s embrace some ways to put you in the fitness mood for good.

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Not only will doing some of the above improve your fitness level, but it will elevate your mood, improve sleep and allow you to think better.  It’s a win-winNow let’s get cooking.  Just toss deveined shrimp with tails off and sesame oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, honey, garlic, scallions into cooked angel hair pasta.  Serve and enjoy!

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 SESAME SHRIMP AND BROCCOLI WITH ANGEL HAIR

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Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

1      box Dreamfields Angel Hair
1       pound large shrimp, deveined and cooked
1       small scallion, minced
1/4   cup lemon juice or 3/4 of a large lemon, squeezed
2       tablespoons sesame oil
2       tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1       teaspoon honey
1       clove garlic, minced
1       cup broccoli florets
2       teaspoons sesame seeds (optional)
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, place shrimp, scallion, lemon juice, sesame oil, soy sauce, honey and garlic in large sauté pan. Bring to simmer over medium-low to low heat; cook 2 to 3 minutes, until shrimp are heated. Add broccoli; cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes, or until broccoli is crisp-tender.
  3. Divide pasta evenly among individual bowls. Top with shrimp and broccoli mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired. Serve warm.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition information (1/6 of recipe): 330 calories; 22 g protein; 49 g carbohydrates; 6 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 125 mg cholesterol; 625 mg sodium; 6 g total dietary fiber

Enjoy eating simply,

-Vicki

 

23 thoughts on “Spring Into Wellness Giveaway; Sesame Shrimp and Broccoli with Angel Hair

  • April 2, 2023 at 1:16 pm
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    Gotta love a quick and easy recipe like this! Thanks!

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    • April 2, 2023 at 1:26 pm
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      Thanks, Kitty. I hope you try it - it’s super simple and great for a weeknight!

      Happy spring!

      -VSR

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  • April 2, 2023 at 2:41 pm
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    Love your 5 tips + the simple recipe! The sauce has so few ingredients… which is a keeper in my book!

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    • April 2, 2023 at 3:06 pm
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      Thanks, Katie. I am the same way - the fewer ingredients, the better. Happy Spring!

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  • April 2, 2023 at 5:52 pm
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    Will definitely try this recipe. My son and granddaughter do not eat shrimp or broccoli, which I love both. So this will be MY recipe. I love Dreamfield Pasta. It is the only pasta that I buy. Thanks for the recipe.

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    • April 2, 2023 at 6:05 pm
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      Great - thanks, Paula! If you like a little spicy kick, you can add sriracha or red pepper flakes. I hope you enter to win the Dreamfields pasta giveaway! Just like my FB page and Dreamfields, too (links are in the post). Let me know if you do and also if you try the recipe! :)

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  • April 2, 2023 at 6:17 pm
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    I liked both Facebook pages. I can’t wait to try this recipe! It looks delicious!

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    • April 2, 2023 at 6:20 pm
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      Great - thanks for letting me know, Christa. You are entered! Good luck and let me know if you try this recipe. It’s very quick and simple! :)

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    • May 1, 2023 at 2:23 pm
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      Hi Christa! Congratulations - you have been selected as the winner of my Dreamfields Pasta giveaway! Please email me your address: [email protected]. Thank you for participating!

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  • April 2, 2023 at 6:19 pm
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    I follow Dreamfields on Pinterest.

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    • April 2, 2023 at 6:21 pm
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      Excellent! Thanks for letting us know.

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  • April 3, 2023 at 6:42 pm
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    I follow Dreamfields on instagram, twitter and pinterest. Do I need to do 3 separate entries?

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    • April 3, 2023 at 6:53 pm
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      Hi Sandy! No one is prefect. Thanks! I just confirmed your “friend” request. Glad you are a Dreamfields fan!

      Have a great weekend!

      -Vicki

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  • April 4, 2023 at 12:08 pm
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    Liked both you & dreamfields pasta’s psges

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    • April 4, 2023 at 5:03 pm
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      Great, thanks, Janet. Good luck for the giveaway! Please be in touch and hope you try some of my recipes.

      Have a great weekend,
      Vicki

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  • April 5, 2023 at 3:42 am
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    Love Dreamfields great products, I love to use them!!

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    • April 5, 2023 at 6:49 pm
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      Great, thanks! Good luck in the giveaway! Did you like our pages? Hope so!

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  • April 9, 2023 at 6:27 pm
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    I like you both on facebook

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  • April 9, 2023 at 6:28 pm
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    I follow Dreamfields Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest as @sweetums82

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    • April 9, 2023 at 7:05 pm
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      Great, thank you, LaTanya. If you follow my page, too - you are entered into the giveaway!

      Please let me know and good luck!

      Best,
      Vicki

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      • April 9, 2023 at 7:08 pm
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        Just saw that you liked my pages…thank you! You are IN! :)

        Best,
        Vicki

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  • May 22, 2023 at 1:21 am
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    Cann’t wait to try your receipe..Love Shrimp and broccoli together

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    • May 22, 2023 at 1:08 pm
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      Let me know if you do! :).

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